Rockaways

Breezy Street Renamed for Vietnam Vet

Breezy Street Renamed for Vietnam Vet

A Vietnam War hero was immortalized on a Breezy Point street over the weekend, thanks legislation signed earlier this summer made way for massive co-namings…

Bill de Blasio: A Ferry Bad Mayor

Bill de Blasio: A Ferry Bad Mayor

Two buses left Rockaway last week to shuttle concerned residents to the steps of City Hall in the name of saving the beloved Rockaway Ferry…

Anti-Gun Initiative Expands to Far Rockaway

Anti-Gun Initiative Expands to Far Rockaway

With shooting incidents on the uptick in the 101st and 114th precincts, elected officials last week announced a citywide initiative to reduce gun violence would be expanded…

Law Battles Jamaica Bay Dumping

Law Battles Jamaica Bay Dumping

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature turned legislation looking to protect Jamaica Bay from toxic dumping into reality this week. State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) and…

Weiner Readies Rockaway Restaurant

Weiner Readies Rockaway Restaurant

Anthony Weiner is dishing out something new for Rockaway residents. The former congressman and mayoral candidate announced plans to launch a nonprofit restaurant on the…

West Nile spotted in boro

West Nile spotted in boro

Mosquitoes around parts of northeast Queens were found to be carrying West Nile Virus, the city Health Department reported, but posed no threat to the…

Homeless shelter slated for Rockaway

Homeless shelter slated for Rockaway

A former drug rehabilitation center in Rockaway is being converted into a homeless shelter, the city said, despite pleas from elected officials and residents living…

Goldfeder fights offensive ads

Goldfeder fights offensive ads

Rockaway beach bums were slapped with a controversial sky advertisement over the weekend and one southern Queens lawmaker said he has seen enough. Reports of…